Antioxidant

related: food, health

An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that transfers electrons or hydrogen from a substance to an oxidizing agent.

Elsewhere on the Web

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antioxidants.html
http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/antioxidants-your-immune-system-super-foods-optimal-health

Wikipedia

Antioxidant